Job Details

Summer Law Student Intern **

Company name

Her Justice Inc.

Organization Type

Public Interest

Job Type

Law Student

Date Last Verified

Nov 27,2018

Valid Through

Mar 12,2019

Posted on

Feb 17,2018

Location

New York City, NY, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
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Summer Law Student Intern
Interns will work under the supervision of Her Justice staff attorneys and the senior director of legal services. Responsibilities will vary depending on the applicant’s interests and the program needs. Will learn basic interviewing skills through client interviews and will also learn substantive family, matrimonial and immigration law. May include: Conduct client intakes and assist in case assessment. Assist clients with securing non-litigated divorces or immigration status through VAWA self-petitions and U-Visa applications. Draft responsive pleadings and motions. Research legal issues and attend working group meetings. Work with a litigating attorney on active cases in the Family and Supreme Courts and attend court appearances. Support the Summer Associate Program at major law firms, attend selected CLE trainings and assist with updating program materials and manuals.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Law students who have completed their first or second year of law school. Good interpersonal and organizational skills, self-starter, and highly motivated. Demonstrated interest in domestic violence issues or women’s issues. Knowledge of family, matrimonial and/or immigration law helpful. Ability to work collaboratively and independently. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.

Additional info

Send cover letter with 2 references, resume and a writing sample.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Her Justice Inc.
100 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York City, NY 10005

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